Forming and Developing Your Professional Identity

  title={Forming and Developing Your Professional Identity},
  author={H. Goltz and M. Smith},
  journal={Health Promotion Practice},
  pages={785 - 789}
  • H. Goltz, M. Smith
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Health Promotion Practice
  • Health education and promotion specialists and professional organizations have worked hard to successfully establish and maintain the status of health education/promotion (HE/P) as a unique and essential profession and to solidify practitioners’ sense of professional identity. A professional identity is critical to a person’s sense of self: It is about connecting with roles, responsibilities, values, and ethical standards unique to a specific profession. Professional identity is a complex issue… CONTINUE READING
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